Document ReferenceHil 1/15
TitleLetter from Enid Hilton, Ukiah, California [U.S.A.], to Margaret [Musgrave]; 12 Feb. 1977
Date12 February 1977
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionExpresses sympathy over Clifford [Musgrave's] illness; discusses in some depth D.H. and Frieda Lawrence, and asserts that D.H. Lawrence 'would not have been so famous if he had not married a German Baroness, and if their married life had been less spectacular'; comments on Frieda's marriage to [Ernest] Weekley and their children [Charles, Barbara and Elsa], as well as discussing her opinions on marriage in general; mentions a visit from her elderly 'Indian' friend; describes [Alice] Dax [a friend of D.H. Lawrence], and mentions a disastrous illicit love affair between Eric [Cunningham Dax, son of Alice and Henry Dax] and Kay [Margaret's sister]; refers briefly to her father's life and works and other family matters.
Termmarriage, attitudes towards
marriage, D.H. Lawrence and Frieda Weekley 1914
family relationships, D.H. and Frieda Lawrence
marriage, Ernest Weekley and Frieda von Richthofen 1899
children, custody of
indigenous peoples, Native Americans
love affairs, Eric Cunningham Dax and 'Kay'
family news

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
NA385Weekley; Ernest (1865-1954); Professor; professor of modern languages at The University of Nottingham1865-1954
NA3383Weekley; Charles Montague (1900-1982); son of Ernest and Frieda Weekley1900-1982
NA3377Barr; Barbara (1904-1998); née Weekley; daughter of Frieda and Ernest Weekley1904-1998
NA3378Seaman; Elsa (1902-1985); née Weekley; daughter of Frieda and Ernest Weekley1902-1985
NA3497Dax; Eric Cunningham (1908-); son of Alice and Henry Dax; influential psychiatrist; emigrated to Australia 19521908-
NA3492Hopkin; William Edward (1862-1951); prominent figure in the political and intellectual life of Eastwood1862-1951
NA337Hilton; Enid (1896-1992); Mrs; née Hopkin1896-1992
NA3489Musgrave; Margaret (fl 1963-87); friend of Enid Hilton wife of Clifford Musgravefl 1963-87
NA3495Dax; Alice Mary (1878-1959); née Mills; married Richard Henry Dax 19501878-1959
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